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. >> or a letterman show. >> something like that. >> i will tell you something that has changed enormously. when "nightline" began in march of 1980, you did not have the letterman show yet on cbs. they would rerun some old cop drama. but among the three programs, "the tonight show," the cop drama and "nightline," we had 70% of all the homes watching television at 11:30 at night. >> really? >> 70%. these days, "the tonight show," "nightline" and the letterman show are lucky to have 25%. that's what's happened because what you didn't have 35 years ago was cable, satellite, you know, the internet, and all of those things have diluted the importance and the reach of the networks. >> so maybe twilight is too soft a word. >> no, because you still have -- i mean, even though it's only 25%, the evening news casts, for example. among the three of them, i suspect they still have between 15 and 20 million viewers every night. >> more than that, 20 to 25 million. >> 20 to 25 million. when you and i were reporting from the state department, it was 40 million, 50 million. cronkite alone probably had about 20
letterman, michelle obama and her interviews -- jay leno, david letterman, michelle obama and her interviews. host: where do you get that figure? caller: it was a tv show at the end of september. this man was a guest, i do not remember his name. host: prediction time. give me the electoral college vote and popular vote. caller: i am afraid of obama, he has got too much dirty stuff behind him. but i hope that they make romney the president. host: we have this from joseph ramirez -- host: we have the extensive story this morning from the front page of "the washington post." here is the breakdown in congress. "voters seem likely to opt for the status quo." host: there is a look at the breakdown. a reminder, we will have live coverage of a mitt romney rally this afternoon in pennsylvania, and the president as he campaigns in florida. mark is joining us from homestead, florida. prediction time, who is going to win and why? caller, for the first time i went from democrat to independent and i voted republican. when i went to the polls that i was undecided on yesterday, right when i got in, i felt l
't not have been born. >> you did not have the tonight show or the letterman show. >> i will tell you something that has changed enormously. when nightline began in march of 1980, you did not have the letterman show yet on cbs. they would be run some old and trauma, but among the three programs, but tonight show, the cop drama, and nightline we had 70% of homes watching television at 11:00 at night. these days they are lucky to have 25%. that is what happened because what you did not have 35 years ago was cable, satellite the internet, and all of those things have diluted the importance and the reach of the network. >> maybe twilight is too soft. >> you still have evening newscasts. among the three of them, i suspect we have between 15 million and 20 million viewers. it was 50 million. cronkite alone probably have about 20 million people. >> that certainly is true. the responsibilities of journalism to democracy and to our society. i want you to talk about about a little bit more. i want you to explain why there is this connection between the flow of news and a vibrant society. >> if
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